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Richard Rapport vs Sergei Movsesian
Tata Steel Group B (2013), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 4, Jan-15
Slav Defense: General (D10)  ·  1-0
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Jan-15-13  Juninho: Great game Ricsi!

But what was the expected continuation after 16..., exd4?

Jan-15-13
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  tamar: Quite an enterprising offer by Rapport, who has shown great form so far.

Allowing 16...exd4 appears playable for White with some amazing hidden resources

17 Nxd5! Be6 18 Bg4!! Bf7 19 Rxf7 Nf4 is close to even, but note if 18...Bxg4 19 Bg5!! wins the queen to prevent mate


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or 17...cxd5 18 exd5


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Two advanced central pawns for White in exchange for the piece, and Houdini gives it as absolutely even.

Jan-15-13  fisayo123: 18.Bg4, cant find the continuation, <Tamar>
Jan-21-13  Whitehat1963: Amazing game. Best of Tata Steel so far?
Oct-06-16  Dave12: A slow and passive openning from movsesian, punished brilliantly by Rapport
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